Upon entering the front doors of Wilton High School on the first day of freshman year, all freshmen are inevitably paralyzed with fear, with some excitement sprinkled on the outside, and expectations through the roof. Dreams of free periods, electives, dreamy upperclassmen, getting a driver’s license, and countless other hopes are fluttering through the minds of each of the newest members of Wilton High. Little do they know that the next four years of their lives will be nothing they could have ever dreamed of. Everything they thought they knew about high school is probably wrong, and it’s up to the seniors to teach the freshmen some of the most important advice they have ever received. After all, who knows the high school better than the slumping seniors we see roaming the halls? They are the ones who have somehow survived four years within the confines of this place we have come to call home.
First off, it’s OK to be a nerd. Actually, it’s awesome. Be the friend who decides not to go out one night because you have to stay home to finish an assignment. Intelligence is a very appealing trait on anyone. When you’re out to dinner and you’re the one who can calculate how much the tip is the fastest in your head, people will notice.